Cucumbers have been one of my favorite vegetables since childhood - I actually remember craving them through my teens and 20's - it was like I couldn't eat enough. When I look back on this experience, its probably because my body was trying to tell me something - it desperately needed more water, hydration, and all the nutrient and antioxidant benefits that these little green veggies have to offer!
I still love cucumbers to this day and as you know, my passion is eating food as medicine and sharing that information with others. So in today's What's That?! Wednesday post, let's explore cucumbers as our medicine...
6 Health Benefits of Cucumbers:
To get your daily dose of this medicine...try these awesome cucumber recipes:
Cucumber & Carrot Noodle Salad with Peanut Dressing
Cool Cucumber Gazpacho
Creamy Cucumber Ranch Dressing
Happy Cucumber Eating!
Billie Shellist, FDN-P
I practice functional nutrition, an approach that allows me to look at your entire health history and help you find the "root causes" of your chronic health complaints.
This cuts out the trial and error process and helps you get real symptom relief and resolution!
Food is medicine and knowledge is power -I hope you enjoy my anti-inflammatory recipes which are gluten, dairy, and soy free as well as very low grain and sugar.
If you'd like to heal from the root cause(s) of your chronic symptoms, try starting with a complimentary 15-minute consultation. Click here to request your free session.